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Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: July 20-26, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Re-entering the workplace, Product of the Year finalists, NFPA 99 in healthcare, air filters for trapping COVID-19 and air ventilation and HVAC.

By Chris Vavra July 27, 2020
Courtesy: David Troyer, Stantec

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 articles online for July 20-26 covered re-entering the workplace, Product of the Year finalists, NFPA 99 in healthcare, air filters for trapping COVID-19 and air ventilation and HVAC. Were you out last week? Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Does your engineering firm need a tech stack?Learn how to develop or fine-tune an integrated tech stack at your engineering firm.

2. Air- versus water-cooled chilled water plantsA water-cooled chiller plant can be more efficient over the life span of the system and will be less costly than an air-cooled chiller plant

3. 2020 Product of the Year Finalists Vote now for the best products! Who will win gold in 2020? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for the 16th annual Product of the Year competition, and readers will have the final word. Cast your votes online at www.csemag.com/NP4E.

4. Computational fluid dynamics’ role in understanding COVID-19 droplet propagationUsing computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis, engineers are uniquely positioned to analyze the transmission of droplet particles related to COVID-19.

5. Seven steps to plan for re-entering the workplaceWhen people return to the office after the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided enough, it is important to have a concrete plan in place during those early days to enhance safety and worker confidence.


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra is an associate editor for CFE Media.